New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2015, issue 146, P19-28 2015 DOI: 10.1002/ace.20128 View full text
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Hongxia Shan

Abstract: Settler countries such as Canada, New Zealand, and Australia have had a history of providing formal and informal services to immigrants and refugees, often during their initial period of settlement. This chapter provides a historical review of the policies, practices, and research related to settlement or immigrant services in Canada, with particular attention paid to the roles that they have played in immigrant training and education vis-à-vis labor market segmentation and deprofessionalization. It also iden…

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